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MPS Levy Rate Down In 2014

October 15th was the Nebraska levy date when all county boards of equalization had to set tax rates and levies. Minden Public Schools (MPS) is one of many taxing entities in Kearney County who request a levy from county property tax revenue. Not only is Minden Public School’s tax askings for 2014-...

Minden Mayor Hopes Voters Will Approve Both Water and School

Minden’s Mayor Roger Jones is urging residents to get out and vote in the upcoming General Election. “We’ve put off fixing these problems and now it is time to bite the bullet and do what is right for our community and our future.” At the forefront of Mayor Jones’s concerns is the city wat...

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Annual Event Will Help Fund New Diagnostics For KCHS

On Sunday, November 2nd, the Kearney County Medical Foundation will present their Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy benefit auction event. The theme for this year’s event is “Scanning for Answers” and proceeds...

Stutz Enjoys New Position

At this year’s Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy benefit auction, guests will see a new face helping make sure the evening goes smoothly. Barbara Stutz is the Volunteer Service Coordinator for Kearney County Health...

Morgan Kristensen Crowned Ak-Sar-Ben Queen

The Kristensen family of Minden was honored for their civic leadership and community service as Morgan Claire Kristensen was crowned the 118th Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben, on October 18, 2014, during the annual...

Gospel Coalition Bringing National Speaker To Conference On Parenting

The Nebraska Gospel Network is planning their fourth annual conference to be held next month. On November 8th, the group will present “Getting to the Heart of Parenting” with pastor, author and international...

City Says Water Must Be Fixed; Sales Tax Best Way To Fund It

Minden City employees were opening water hydrants around town last week. The process, called flushing, involves forcing a large amount of water at high pressure through the mains to help loosen and clear...

Monsters Hit The Stage In MCP Production

Corn Harvest May Be Record High

MHS And State Farm Partner To Promote Safe Driving

Bands Set To Compete On October 18

Pink Power —KCHS Promotes Early Screening

Crushing It For Cancer

Minden Public Schools Shares Information To Inform Voters

Boosters Provide Funds For School Sports And More

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Big John Auction Set For October 4

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Whippets Are Third In SWC Tourney

The Minden Whippets volleyball team was in action on Friday traveling to Gothenburg to compete in the 2014 Southwest Conference volleyball tournament. The Whippets went 2-1 in the conference tourney to...

Dawgs Drop Season Finale To Bison

The Minden Whippets closed out the regular season on October 23 at Central City. The Bison defeated the Whippets 48-14 ending Minden’s 2014 campaign at 0-9. CC scored on a long pass play on the first...

State Cross Country

Minden’s boys ran to a fifth place finish in Class C at the state cross country meet on October 24 held as it always is at the Kearney Country Club. Wilcox-Hildreth was one of 18 boys’ teams that competed...

Minden Wins Class C Golf Title

The Nebraska State Golf Tournament has a history of adverse weather and the 2014 state golf tournament followed in suit. The temperatures on Monday were in the 50s with winds blowing 30 plus mph and gusting...

Sorensen, Minden Boys Qualify For 2014 State Meet

Minden was among 11 schools that competed in the C-3 cross country district meet on October 16 at the Elks Golf Course east of Hastings. All seven of the Whippets that ran extended their season one more...

Falcons Defeat W-P 57-14

Whippets Get Wins Over Alma, S. Valley

Wheelock Wins Jr. High State Race

Whippets Headed To State, Wins District Title By 42 Strokes

Dawgs Defeated In C-6 Disricts

Whippet Boys Finish Second At Southwest Conference Meet

Falcons Split Two At Franklin Triangular

Whippets Go 1-1 At Ogallala Triangular

Lady Cats Win Two At Pleasanton Tri

Cats Fall To Bertrand